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Special Events at BEYOND 2021 in Belfast

We are delighted to announce that some very special events are taking place on the days book ending this year’s BEYOND conference (20-21 Oct). On the 19th & 22nd there are a variety of exclusive extra activities which are free to attend for BEYOND in-person ticket holders. Details of how to book these extra events will be sent to you once you have purchased your in-person ticket. For details on all BEYOND 2021 events please visit our schedule.

Images from the James Connolly Heritage Tours website.

Tuesday 19th October

On the Tuesday before BEYOND kicks off there are a number of fantastic events to orientate you in Belfast and inform you about the city’s rich history, including the ‘Hidden Heritage of James Connolly’ tour as well as a guided tour of Belfast’s street art. In the afternoon you can preview the world premiere of Department Story by Big Telly Theatre Company, before attending the BEYOND Speakers and Delegates Dinner, where there will be a chance to mingle with the other BEYOND delegates and speakers.

Image from the Seedhead Tours website

Friday 22nd October

On Friday the 22nd there are yet more exciting activities on offer to those attending the conference in person. Themed around HBO’s incredible Game of Thrones, which was filmed across 25 different locations in Northern Ireland, there are two exclusive tours showcasing these locations and giving an insight into the making of the series. BEYOND delegates can choose between the VIP ‘Hang out with Hodor tour which showcases the mythical lands of Westeros and Essos with Flip Robinson, body double for “Hodor” and “The Mountain”, and the Winterfell Tour in which you visit the castle and Demesne, taking in the beautiful surrounding landscapes and far-reaching views across the lough along the way.

All of these amazing opportunities have been made possible by Future Screens NI who are supporting this years’ conference alongside UKRI.

See you in Belfast!

Image & header image from Winterfell Tours website